50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Partners HealthCare System
Since March 2015, Dr. David Torchiana has been president and CEO at Partners HealthCare System, a large Boston-based system with a mission focused on patient care, research and teaching. Before taking the top job at Partners, Torchiana was chairman and CEO of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, a Partners subsidiary and the largest physician group practice in New England. Torchiana, a cardiothoracic surgeon, practiced at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital, one of Partners' founding institutions, eventually becoming chief of cardiac surgery in 1998 before being named CEO of the medical group in 2003.